R: Re: R: Re: "y" and "r"
|Date:||Tuesday, April 3, 2001, 12:52|
Amanda Babcock wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 02:02:16PM +0200, Mangiat wrote:
> > Then there's the sentence's intonation, by means of which every Italian
> > speaker can understand where is the guy he's talking to from (hey, afterthe
> > recent thread about relative clauses I seriously doubt the correctnessof
> > this last one. Would this cacophonious 'to from' be allowed?)
> Actually, it would be:
> "by means of which every Italian speaker can understand where the guy he's
> talking to is from". You can see how this works if you collapse thephrase
> "guy he's talking to" into "he": "every Italian speaker can understandwhere
> he is from", not *"every Italian speaker can understand where is he from".
And excuse me for my ever approximative English,